• United States



by Simone Kaplan

California State Teachers Retirement Systems Appoints CISO

Jul 10, 20021 min
CareersCSO and CISO

California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS)has appointed Samantha R. Thomas to the post of Chief Information Security Officer. Recently, Thomas oversaw information security for the state of California’s Department of Motor Vehicles Headquarters and the state Public Employees Retirement System. During both appointments, Thomas created and managed public and private partnerships, risk assessment programs, and corporate security policies for enterprise-wide business. At CalSTRS, which handles $101 billion in pension investments, Thomas will be responsible for leadership and guidance of the departments security program and services.